This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Julian Allen was best known for his ability to create realistic, convincing portrayals of unwitnessed events.
Creator of the semi-autobiographical syndicated comic strip, "JumpStart."
Cartoonist who created the comic strip "The City" and the graphic novel "My Friend Dahmer."
Creator of the comic strip, "Herb and Jamaal."
Briggs used informal poses to create reality in his work.
The first African American illustrator to have his work nationally syndicated.
Influential adventure illustrator who created popular comic strips "Terry and the Pirates" and "Steve Canyon."
One of the most-awarded fantasy and science fiction artists in contemporary illustration.
Artist and photographer whose illustrations and photographs were published in numerous mainstream national magazines.
Cuban-born Ric Estrada emigrated to the U.S. where he illustrated comic books, animation, and bible stories.
Illustrator of comic strips and books; first Black artist to win the Caldecott Medal.
Author of the Eisner Award-winning graphic novel memoir, "Mom's Cancer."
One of the most influential fantasy illustrators of the late 20th century.
Master draughtsman and illustrator of 20th century rural America.
Cartoonist famous for creating drawings of unnecessarily complex devices that perform a simple function.
Haenigsen was a prolific cartoonist best known for his long-running comic strip, “Penny.”
William Hanna and Joseph Barbera created Saturday morning cartoons.
Animator who worked at Disney, Warner Bros., and Hanna-Barbera.
Polish illustrator of dark fantasy worlds he creates for books and games.
Popular mid-century pulp and comic book artist who is now a portrait artist.